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Lyon in Coahoma County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Dunn Mounds

 

— Mississippi Mound Trail —

 
Dunn Mounds Marker (Front) image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 25, 2020
1. Dunn Mounds Marker (Front)
Inscription.  The Dunn site consists of three earthen mounds. Mound A is oval in shape and just over sixteen feet in height. Mounds B and C have ben diminished by erosion and are less than three feeet in height. Archaeological excavations in 2013 indicate that the mounds were built in stages during the early Mississippi Period, from ca. AD 1000 to 1300.
 
Erected by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Anthropology & ArchaeologyNative Americans. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi Mound Trail series list.
 
Location. 34° 13.021′ N, 90° 28.575′ W. Marker is in Lyon, Mississippi, in Coahoma County. Marker is on State Highway 6 half a mile east of Crum Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lyon MS 38645, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Clarksdale (approx. 5.2 miles away); Sam Cooke (approx. 5.6 miles away); Hopson Plantation
Dunn Mounds Marker (Back) image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 25, 2020
2. Dunn Mounds Marker (Back)
(approx. 5.6 miles away); Wade Walton (approx. 5.6 miles away); W. C. Handy (approx. 5.6 miles away); Dr. Aaron Henry (approx. 5.6 miles away); Aaron Henry (approx. 5.6 miles away); Sunflower River Blues & Gospel Festival (approx. 5.6 miles away).
 
Dunn Mounds Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 25, 2020
3. Dunn Mounds Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 16, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 16, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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